What does meaningful employment translate to that counts as placement for VET TEC Participants to ensure that Tech Elevator receives payment for the last 50%?

  • Traditional employment in a career in which the program of study was.
  • Promotion in the VET TEC student’s current career if the student is currently employed in a career of which the program of study was.
  • Self-Employment if the VET TEC is owning/operating a business and is utilizing the skills from the program of study in which they were enrolled.
  • If a VET TEC student is affirming Meaningful Employment via Self-Employment, additional information may be required such as a federal tax ID and corporation papers. Additionally, VA may require a written explanation as to how the skills learned by the VET TEC student will assist in growing their business.